Chapter 13: Intelligence
A. Dening Intelligence:
- Psychometics: ls concerned with developing psychological tests that asses an individuals abilities, skills, beliefs, and
personality traits in a wide range of settings
- Psycho metric Approach: Measure
Chapter 14: Thought and Learning
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' Attachment: A close, fundamental emotional bond that develops between the infant and his/her parents or caregiver
As a child shows close attachment to parents, the child shows more distress when the parents temporarily leave
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Overview: Human Brain 5
o I Genes: Chains of chemicals that are arranged like rungs on a twisting ladder.
-The chemical instructions in genes program the development of millions of parts into a complex body and brains
- The Brain is
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l. Optic Nerves: Nerve impulses ow through the optic nerve . ' /:
and stops at the thalamus. The thalamus relays the impulse to the
2. Primary Visu
Er 8 Hypnosis
Hypnosis: Is a procedure in which a hypnotist suggests that a person will experience changes in sensations,
perceptions, thoughts, feelings, or behaviors
Hypnoe Induction: To inducing hypnosis, asking a Posthypnotie Suggestion: Is given to
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The Molecular Basis of Inheritance
16.1- DNA is the genetic material
A. The Search for Genetic Material: Scientific Inquiry
i. Chemical components of chromosomes suspected to be either protein/DNA.
a. Proteins: macromolecules
Bedford introduction to Literature:
Considerations for Critical Thinking and Writing (pg. 1865)
1. According to Miller, why is there a lack of tragedy in modern literature? Why do
psychological and sociolog
1. Why does Antigone feel it is her duty to bury Polyneices ? Why doesnt Ismene?
2. What does Ismene means when she says, We are only women; we cant fight with men?
How does this statement relate to Anti
Chapter 5: Sensation
A. Three Characteristics of All Senses
1- Transduction: process in which a sense organ changes/transforms physical energy into
electrical signals that become neural impulses, which may
Chapter 6: Perception
A. Perceptual Thresholds
1- Threshold: point above which a stimulus is perceived and below which it is not
perceived; determines when we first become aware of a stimulus.
2- Absolute T